Camping

Reviews on the best RV parts and camping equipment.
You can get lost while shopping in the thousands of different camping products and RV parts & accessories. As an outdoor enthusiasts and someone who has been in the RV industry for years, I would like to give some insight into what products are the best and most useful to purchase. One of our most useful articles will be about camping generators and which one to purchase, so check that out.

How to Use a Compass

The compass is the one survivalist tool that just won’t die. Relying solely on Earth’s magnetic fields, the compass won’t run out of battery, need an update, or lose a signal. When paired with a map, a compass can be as accurate as GPS, but some basic compass skills are necessary. In this guide, you …

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Best Camping Tents

Having a good, reliable tent can make your camping experience much smoother. You want to have a camping tent that will withstand wind and rain but also allow for breath-ability during warm, summer nights. Three season tents are generally your best bet when it comes to camping in spring, summer or fall. Four season tents …

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How to Waterproof a Tent

Whether you are new to camping or a seasoned veteran, sleeping in a wet space is never fun. A tent is one of the most critical pieces of camping gear you will ever own, and maintaining it is essential. Surprisingly, most camping tents are not waterproof. While nearly every other piece of camping gear imaginable …

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Hiking Clothes: What to Wear Hiking (…and what not to wear)

Whether you’re planning a weekend hike or a lengthier excursion in the great outdoors, wearing the wrong hiking clothes can put a damper on things real fast. If you don’t wear the right fabrics or the materials aren’t sufficiently waterproof, you could end up extremely uncomfortable and find that your hike has turned into something …

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TETON Sports Mountain Ultra 4 Tent Review

TETON Sports is a company that specializes in outdoor recreational equipment. Founded in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2005, Teton makes sleeping bags, backpacks, tents, cots and camp pads, hammocks, and accessories for camping. Their philosophy as a manufacturer is to keep overhead low, to deliver overbuilt products at competitive prices. TETON launched the Mountain …

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Mountainsmith Genesee 4 Tent Review

Mountainsmith is an outdoor gear and active lifestyle apparel manufacturer founded in 1979. They got their start in Golden, Colorado with a backcountry sled, then secured a patent for a lumbar pack designed to shift load away from the shoulders during backcountry skiing. Today Mountainsmith sells packs, trekking poles, camera bags, tents, coolers, dog products, …

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Kelty Trail Ridge 4 Tent Review

Kelty is a manufacturer of high-end outdoor equipment based in Boulder, Colorado. Asher Kelty founded the company in 1952 and was the first designer to produce and market an external aluminum-framed backpack for civilian use.  Exxel Outdoors, Inc. now owns Kelty, and they continue to make high-end backpacks, tents, and sleeping bags. The Kelty Trail …

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ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 4 Person Tent Review

Dennis Brune founded ALPS Mountaineering and ALPS Brands in 1993. ALPS’ mission is to provide outdoor gear to enhance people’s active lifestyles. ALPS stands for “Active Lifestyle Products and Services.” Their product line consists of rainwear, lights, trekking poles, sleeping bags, packs, tents, and camping furniture. The ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 4 Person Tent is a …

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